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CD 53
Creative Art for the Young Child

Course Description

This course provides an overview of creative activities for children from infancy through the school years with an emphasis on design, presentation, and assessment of developmentally appropriate activities that use sensory, child-centered materials to enhance imagination, creative thinking, problem-solving, divergent thinking, and self-expression in young children. Special attention is given to creating a climate that supports creative exploration and the role of the teacher in promoting growth and development of creativity in every child. (This course meets NAEYC Standards 1a, 1b, 1c; 4a, 4b, 4d; NBPTS Standards I, II, IV, VI; and CDE/DEC Standards CC1- K10, CC4-S2; EC4-S1; CC7, S10, S11, S13; EC7-S2.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
11854 CD 53 01Z M·W···· 06:00 PM-08:50 PM Jayanti Roy ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-06-27 to 2022-08-05.
C D -053.-01Z-: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
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